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LibriVox - founded in 2005 - is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain in the USA and available as free downloads on the internet. If you are not in the USA, please check your country's copyright law before downloading. Please visit the LibriVox website where you can search for books that interest you. You can search or...
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by Sun Tzu
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Librivox recording of The Art of War by Sun Tzu, translated by Lionel Giles. Read by Moira Fogarty. "The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. The Art of War is one of the oldest and most famous studies of strategy and has had a huge influence on both military planning...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Lewis Carroll
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Librivox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 01 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 02 Brad Bush Chapter 03 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 04 Miette Chapter 05 Mark Bradford Chapter 06 Raza Shah Chapter 07 Kara Shallenberg Chapter 08 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 09 MarinaMechanical Chapter 10 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 11 R. Francis Smith Chapter 12 Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Source: Librivox recording of Gutenberg e-text #11
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover,m4b or other formats (if...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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A collection of audio files referenced by Truyen Audio.org.
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by Mary Mapes Dodge
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LibriVox recording of The Irvington Stories by Mary Mapes Dodge. Read in English by Krista Zaleski; Gini Rosario; Adrian Stephens; Skylane; April6090; szalzberg; stark2718. A collection of 8 short stories for children, written by Mary Mapes Dodge, author of "Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates". This was her first book, and the stories were written to entertain her children. A Christmas story, tales of the Civil War, and an Indian tale are among the offerings. (Summary by Krista...
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by Hugh Lofting
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Dolittle's Zoo by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Doctor Dolittle, the man who can speak with the animals, is back home but running short of money to care for all the animals who need his help. He invites animals into his garden and encourages them to build their own societies and come and go as they please. This works very well. He has a mouse and rat town, a dog community, a burrow for badgers, and so forth. This does not make any money and only...
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by Silas Weir Mitchell
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LibriVox recording of Little Stories by Silas Weir Mitchell. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Physician and author S. Weir Mitchell brings us a short collection of stories of the human condition. Through diverse settings as the mystical Arabian desert to a lonely park bench, from a jocular sea port to a dusty library packed with archaic tomes written in foreign tongues, S. Weir Mitchell shows us what it means to live as others live. Through hauntings both literal and metaphorical, through...
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by Émile Gaboriau
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LibriVox recording of El crimen de Orcival by Émile Gaboriau. (Translated by Joaquina García Balmaseda.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Émile Gaboriau (1832-1873) reconocidísimo escritor francés considerado uno de los padres de la novela de detectives. Su personaje, el investigador Lecoq, es el primer policía profesional de la literatura. Se ha cometido un asesinato en los terrenos del Castillo de Valfeuillu, propiedad del conde de Tremorel. Dos cazadores furtivos han encontrado el...
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by Burt L. Standish
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LibriVox recording of Owen Clancy's Run Of Luck by Burt L. Standish. Read in English by Howard Skyman Owen Clancy befriends a lad he saves from peril. He and his friend foil a nefarious plot. - Summary by Howard Skyman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, juvenile fiction for boys.
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by Seckatary Hawkins
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LibriVox recording of The Knights of the Square Table by Seckatary Hawkins. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Here is a mystery story for boys of all ages - from nine to ninety. It is a typical Seckatary Hawkins tale, told by the young scribe who takes care of all the troubles and mysteries that assail him and his young friends in their old clubhouse on the river bank. Your boy - and your girl, too, for that matter - will fairly revel in this book, and many will read it over and over...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, Mystery, Cincinnati, Kentucky, boys, seckatary hawkins, banklick
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by Mary Baker Eddy
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LibriVox recording of The People's Idea of God, by Mary Baker Eddy. Read by n8evv. "The improved theory and practice of religion and of medicine are mainly due to the people's improved views of the Supreme Being." (from The People's Idea of God ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, audio book, religion, mary baker eddy, people's idea of god, god,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman . Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft. Both are on the run, Huck from his drunk and abusive...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Outdoor Girls at Bluff Point by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. The Hostess House at Camp Liberty having burnt down, the chums find themselves forced to take a much-needed, although not entirely welcome, vacation and had decided to spend it at a romantic spot near the ocean called Bluff Point. The cottage on the bluff had been loaned to the girls by Grace's patriotic Aunt Mary, who declared that she owed something to the chums for having worked...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, adventure, teen, Mystery, girls, series book, action, boys, wwii,...
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by Alice Duer Miller
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LibriVox recording of The Priceless Pearl by Alice Duer Miller. Read in English by Nancy Halper; Pearl Leavitt is habitually fired from her New York City office jobs for being "too beautiful" and thereby causing all the men to fall in love with her. Fed up, she decides to take a job in the Hamptons as a governess for three over-indulged children. - Summary by Nancy Halper For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, feminism
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Well-known and well-regarded author Jack London, known for adventurous stories of the outdoors such as Call of the Wild and White Fang shows us a broader scope of interest in his short stories which here run the gamut from darkly comic tales of murder most foul to light and frothy tales of newspapermen (and women) and from crackling sci-fi to stories of sinister shadowy organizations and...
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by Cornelia Meigs
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LibriVox recording of The Island of Appledore by Cornelia Meigs. Read in English by Roger Melin. Any one who knows the coast of New England will know also the Island of Appledore and just where it lies. Such a person can tell you that it is not exactly the place described in this book, that it is small and bare and rocky with no woods, no meadows, no church, or mill, or mill-creek road. Perhaps all that the story tells of it that is true is that there the rocks give forth their strange deep...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, nautical, New England, island, navy, isles of shoals
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by Herman Melville
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Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by H. P. Lovecraft
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LibriVox recording of The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert The worshipers of this ancient tentacled horror are still with us, waiting for this terrible being to awake and take vengeance again on an earth filled with nonbelievers. Lovecraft delves into this eons old cult in the greatest detail of any of his stories about Cthulhu and gives us hints about how it is worshiped and the abominable rituals involved. Creepy. Very...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, horror
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Index of pages containing M4B files created by LibriVox Volunteers. UPDATE - 22 FEB 2015 Thanks to an improvement by folks at Internet Archive, M4B files can now be stored together with the other Librivox audio files without causing problems. We will not adding to these pages any more. Main ( 1.7 GB) English page 1 ( 74.5 GB) English page 1A (152 GB) English page 1B ( 30.1 GB) English page 2 (112 GB) English page 3 (137 GB) English page 4 ( 76.6 GB) English page 5 ( 30.7 GB) English page 6 (...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of The Second Part of King Henry IV (version 2) by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Hamlet; Tomas Peter; Craig Franklin; Jenn Broda; Kelly S. Taylor. This sequel and third entry of the Henriad immediately follows the events of Henry IV, Part 1 and the aftermath of the Battle of Shrewsbury, which saw the Percys’ rebellion against the King quashed and its leader, Hotspur, killed in combat with the Prince of Wales. Upon hearing of Hotspur’s death, his father, the Earl...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, death, Shakespeare, england, fathers, sons, alcohol, monarchy, Henry...
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross...
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by Longus
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LibriVox recording of The pastoral loves of Daphnis and Chloe by Longus. (Translated by George Moore.) Read in English by Anamika; Rapunzelina; Bonita Dominguez Daphnis and Chloe is an Ancient Greek prose work, probably written during the second century EC, by Longus. It tells the story of two young people, Daphnis and Chloe, both abandoned at birth along with some identifying tokens. A goatherd named Lamon raises the boy Daphnis as his son, and a shepherd called Dryas finds Chloe, and also...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 13 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. We are back with the 13th Librivox Short Mystery and Suspense Collection! Curl up with Conan Doyle, Saki, Poe and others. All stories were selected by Librivox readers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the...
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by Edward Bok
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LibriVox recording of Successward: A Young Man's Book for Young Men by Edward Bok. Read in English by volunteer readers. A short book on how to succeed in life, written by a young man, for young men. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, self help, success, business, personal life
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by Jane Austen
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Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice , by Jane Austen. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/pride-and-prejudice-by-jane-austen/ Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen's novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797,...
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by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland
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LibriVox recording of The Lives of the Queens of England, Volume 1, by Agnes and Elisabeth Strickland. Read by Ann Boulais. The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by her sister Elizabeth. These volumes give biographies of the queens of England from the Norman Conquest in 1066. Although by today's standards, it is not seen as a very scholarly work, the Stricklands used many sources that had not been...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, history, queens, england, biography
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Alexandre Dumas
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Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo , by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo ) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers , as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the...
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by H. P. Lovecraft
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LibriVox recording of The Colour Out of Space by H. P. Lovecraft. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” This creepy horror story is one of the best written by Lovecraft in my opinion. What unknown being is lurking out there? What entity arrived in that meteor? Never described exactly, yet he manages to let your own imagination smell and taste it in this story....
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 086 by Various. Read in English by BarryHaworth; Robert Griffin; Dan Gurzynski; Dale Grothmann; Krista Zaleski; Kevin Crody; Yoganandh; Paul Hampton; Ron Altman; Chris Fong; Ben Tucker Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mars, jupiter, Vénus, space travel, speculative fiction, planetary travel,...
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A thirty-sixth collection of CD cover art, created by volunteers for some of our LibriVox Audio Books.  We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page .
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of 1891 Collection by Various. Read by Bellona Times A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
Topics: Romance, mystery, commentary, Max O'Rell, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sarah Orne Jewett, A J Payne, Edith...
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by Homer
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Librivox recording of The Odyssey , by Homer (transl. Samuel Butler). The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad ), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad , and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to return to his native land of Ithaca after...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ruth Golding . A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine and subsequently collected into a single volume. There is not always a crime committed nor a culprit to find, and when there is, Holmes does not invariably get his man. However, his extraordinary powers of deduction generally solve the mystery, often...
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by Benjamin Franklin, ed. Frank Woodworth Pine
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LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, edited by Frank Woodward Pine. Read by Gary Gilberd. Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions for good living which makes this work America’s first “How to Succeed” book. (Summary by Gary) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available),...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic in ways that have given the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the most characteristic examples of the "literary nonsense" genre, and...
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by J. M. Barrie
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Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long...
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by Pierre Beaumarchais
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LibriVox recording of The Barber of Seville by Pierre Beaumarchais. (Translated by William Raymond Taylor.) Count Almaviva's heart is stolen when he lays eyes on Rosine, but he worries that she will only love him for his money. Can Figaro help him? This comedy is the first play in Beaumarchais' Figaro trilogy. It was written in 1773, but because of political and legal problems, Beaumarchais could not stage the play until 1775. The Barber of Seville was adapted into at least five operas, the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, comedy, play, figaro, beaumarchais, barber, seville, french drama
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by Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of On Adulterous Marriages by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in English by InTheDesert. One named Pollentius having written to him upon the question of separation in case of adultery, engaged him to write the books "On Adulterous Marriages". Pollentius maintained that the wife who separated from her husband, upon account of adultery on his side, might marry again; and what St. Paul says to the contrary he interpreted of her who marries again for any other reason....
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by Ben Ames Williams
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LibriVox recording of All the Brothers Were Valiant by Ben Ames Williams. Read by Roger Melin Joel Shore, newly appointed captain of the whaling ship Nathan Ross following his brother's apparent demise as captain of the same ship, elects to make his first cruise as captain to the very location where his brother had last been seen - the Gilbert Islands, in order to try to learn more about what happened to his brother. The focus of this tale is of that voyage halfway around the globe and the...
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice , by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is most offended by his haughty friend, Mr. Darcy. This is Austen at the height of her powers: the ironic narration, hilariously drawn...
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by Grace Livingston Hill
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Librivox recording of A Little Servant read by Esther. A short story of a little girl who is Jesus' servant and how she won the heart of an unbelieving gardener. Summary by Esther For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org Download M4B (18MB)
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A thirtyfifth collection of CD cover art, this one created by Availle for some of our LibriVox Audio Books.  We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page .
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (version 4) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by David Clarke The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories that were originally illustrated by Sidney Paget. These are the first set of short stories that were published and followed the publishing of his first 2 novels, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four. - Summary by David Clarke For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by William Shakespeare
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Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Read by Sam Stinson . Romeo and Juliet is an early tragedy by William Shakespeare about two teenage "star-cross'd lovers" whose "untimely deaths" ultimately unite their feuding households. The play has been highly praised by literary critics for its language and dramatic effect. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays....
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further...
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by L. T. Meade
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LibriVox recording of A World of Girls: The Story of a School by L. T. Meade. Read in English by Celine Major If you are a fan of Girl's School tales this one will definitely not disappoint. Filled with fantastic adventures of midnight feasts, gypsy sightings and naughty pranks, this charming story centers on two very opposite characters. Hester Thornton, very proud, mourning the recent loss of her mother and the separation of her beloved little sister is determined to hate the school to which...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He was devised by Scottish author and doctor Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve cases. He is perhaps the most famous fictional detective, and indeed one of the best known and most...
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title. Following...
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by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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Don Quijote de la Mancha (ortografía y título original —1605—, El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha ) es una de las obras cumbre de la literatura española y la literatura universal, el libro más traducido después de la Biblia, escrito por Miguel de Cervantes. La novela consta de dos partes: la primera, El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha , fue publicada en 1605; la segunda, El ingenioso caballero don Quijote de la Mancha , en 1615. La primera parte se imprimió en...
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by Charlotte Brontë
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LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Townsend, George Fyler; tr. Jorge R. Rodríguez
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The classic Aesop's Fables have been translated to every language for hundreds of years. The fables, told in the form of allegories, give us universal, worldly advice. The use of animals and ancient gods makes the lessons unbiased and impartial. Short and smart, these fables entertain and enrich our lives. In this volume you will find 30 of the 300 fables we offer you in Spanish. Las clásicas Fábulas de Esopo han sido traducidas a todos idiomas por cientos de años. Las fábulas, en forma de...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton). Join in the fun as Holmes deduces his...
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by Saint Cyprian of Carthage
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LibriVox recording of Epistles of Cyprian by Saint Cyprian of Carthage. (Translated by Robert Ernest Wallis.) Read in English by David Ronald. Little is known of the early history of Thascius Cyprian (born probably about 200 A.D.) until the period of his intimacy with the Carthaginian presbyter Cæcilius, which led to his conversion A.D. 246. That he was born of respectable parentage, and highly educated for the profession of a rhetorician, is all that can be said with any degree of certainty....
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by William Shakespeare
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Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Read by Becky Crackel. Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most famous of Shakespeare's plays and is thought to be the most famous love story in Western history. It concerns the fate of two very young lovers who would do anything to be together. The Montagues and the Capulets of Verona, Italy, are in the midst of a long-standing feud when Romeo Montague drops in on a masquerade party at the Capulets'. While there he meets and woos the...
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by Jane Austen
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Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. Read by Annie Coleman . Jane Austen's classic novel chronicles the events in the lives of the Bennet family. Take a family with five unmarried daughters and a lack of wealth, throw in a new wealthy neighbor or two, plus a whole regiment of soldiers in town, and add a heaping spoonful of pride and a pinch of prejudice. Mix it all together and you get a story full of tears and laughter, embarrassment and pride, and, of course, love....
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by Various
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LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection. For the past few years we have celebrated the anniversary of LibriVox with a collection loosely themed on the number of the anniversary year. This year is no exception. Readers have contributed 88 recordings in Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Polish and Yiddish, and this feast of fiction, poetry, essays, articles and musical items ranges from lectures to love letters, science to songs, travel to taxes, and politics to pirates, spiced with a dash of...
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by Ayn Rand
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LibriVox's Anthem by Ayn Rand. Read by Chere Theriot. Anthem is a dystopic science fiction story taking place at some unspecified future date. Mankind has entered another dark age as a result of what Rand saw as the weaknesses of socialistic thinking and economics. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur, if at all) and the concept of individuality has been eliminated (for example, the word "I" has disappeared from the language). As is common in...
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by Edmond Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of The City at World's End, by Edmond Hamilton. Read by Mark Nelson. A surprise nuclear war may cause the End of the World, but not the way anyone could have imagined. A classic science fiction tale from Galaxy Magazine. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Im Gold- und Silberland von Mark Twain. Auf Deutsch gelesen von Katharina21 In dieser Reiseerzählung schildert Mark Twain seine Erfahrungen in Carson City und Nevada. Zusammenfassung von Katharina21 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
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by Honore de Balzac
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Two Brides, by Honore de Balzac. Letters of Two Brides is an epistolary novel. The two brides are Louise de Chaulieu (Madame Gaston) and Renée de Maucombe (Madame l'Estorade). The women became friends during their education at a convent and upon leaving began a life-long correspondence. For a 17 year period, they exchange letters describing their lives. Michelle Crandall reads Renee's letters, and Kara Shallenberg reads Louise's. Letters from the men in their...
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by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2), by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read by Bob Neufeld. Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German origin fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. The collection is commonly known today as Grimms' Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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